Michael K. Wons joins as CCO

Michael K. Wons joins PayIt as Chief Client Officer after serving as an Advisory Board member since December of 2017.

Prior to joining PayIt’s Advisory Board, Mike served as the first statewide Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Illinois. While there, Mike focused on establishing and implementing the Illinois “FIRST” strategy for shaping the future of Technology and Innovation across Illinois. Mike previously spent six years as President and CEO helping build out Healthcare Mobile Technology leader CellTrak Technologies’ open industry platform.

As part of the PayIt executive team, Wons brings senior leadership experience and proven rapid growth methods to support PayIt, while ensuring client success.

PayIt’s founder and CEO, John Thomson notes, “PayIt and our clients will benefit from Mike’s unique experience working to simplify government. We’re thrilled to add his leadership, vision and expertise to our world-class team at PayIt.”

PayIt’s cloud-native solution is in use today by sophisticated, forward-looking clients across state and local government. Founded in Kansas City, PayIt is a fast growing technology company that provides a consumer-focused, smart, modern, and convenient approach that is reimagining the way people do business with their government.

"The PayIt digital government and payment platform is helping federal, state and local government entities dramatically improve citizen self-service while driving significant cost-savings for the agency. I had the unique opportunity to be a PayIt client prior to joining the team as we launched the IllinoisFIRST platform and am a true believer in this unique technology and the team behind it." Mike Wons, former CTO, State of Illinois.

PayIt is simplifying doing business with state, local and federal government through its award-winning digital government and payment platform. Along with our government partners, we are transforming the customer experience and making government more modern, convenient and mobile.

Hunter McPherson